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NSC Predicts Deadliest 4th Of July Weekend In Seven Years

July 2, 2015 | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | News | Comments

NSC estimates 409 deaths and 49,500 injuries requiring medical attention will occur on our nation's roadways this holiday weekend, an anticipated count more deadly than New Year's Eve.

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Quality Tools & Services Acquires AMC Supply

July 2, 2015 2:38 pm | by Quality Tools & Service | News | Comments

QTS gains an industrial distributor servicing the Gulf Coast region, primarily Florida and southern Alabama.

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Weiler Corp. Announces New VP Of Global Operations

July 2, 2015 1:09 pm | by Weiler | News | Comments

Brian Seelig brings more than 35 years of experience to Weiler, where he will be responsible for all operations and manufacturing processes.

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Summit Electric Supply Announces New CFO

July 2, 2015 11:29 am | by Summit Electric Supply | News | Comments

Thomas Klemp takes over the roles of CFO and Vice President after serving as VP for a division of Layne Christensen, a global water management, construct, and drilling company.

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U.S. Manufacturing Growth Improves In June; Hiring Jumps

July 2, 2015 11:10 am | by Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Manufacturing growth has accelerated for the past two months, evidence that U.S. factories are beginning to adapt and overcome the drags caused by a rise in the dollar's value and cheaper oil prices, two trends that date back to last fall.

Justice Department Sues Over Electrolux-GE Deal

July 2, 2015 10:48 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

DOJ officials argued that the transaction would combine two top producers of stoves and ovens and could lead to price increases for homeowners, homebuilders, and commercial customers.

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Dual Force Precision Double Station Machine Vise

July 2, 2015 8:35 am | by C.H. Hanson C.H. Hanson Product Releases | Comments

The Double Station Machine Vise is ideal for multiple part workholding and features a patented auto memory mechanism which enables the efficient clamping of different size parts.

Radians Begins Headquarters Expansion

July 1, 2015 5:02 pm | by Radians | News | Comments

The expansion will give Radians significantly more warehouse capacity, increasing its current footprint to over 200,000 square feet while still leaving room for future expansion.

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Rexel Appoints Senior Vice President

July 1, 2015 3:18 pm | News | Comments

Effective July 1, Thierry Delarue is now in the newly-created role of Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Transformation.

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Applied Industrial Technologies Announces 2015/2016 Product Catalog

July 1, 2015 2:11 pm | by Applied Industrial Technologies Applied Industrial Technologies News | Comments

This year's catalog includes more than 30,000 industrial supply and MRO products from 180+ trusted manufacturers, with everything from bearings to janitorial supplies.

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U.S. Labor Secretary Says New Port Labor Laws Are Unnecessary

July 1, 2015 12:48 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Obama administration's top labor official, Thomas Perez, cited the success of the collective bargaining process to solve the massive West Coast port labor standoff that ended in February as to why no changes in labor relations are needed.

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Motion Industries Honored By PPG

July 1, 2015 10:05 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Motion Industries was awarded for its supply of industrial replacement parts and supplies to PPG and collaboration with PPG's U.S. operations on sustainability-focused and cost-savings projects.

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NetPlus Alliance Purchases Up 14 Percent In First Quarter

July 1, 2015 9:52 am | by NetPlus Alliance | News | Comments

Having added 19 new industrial distributor members in 2015, NetPlus' quarter was above its 2014 overall growth of 13.5 percent.

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Tractor-Trailer Hitches Could Be Faulty, 6,000 May Be In Use

July 1, 2015 9:35 am | by Tom Krisher and Dan Sewell, Associated Press | News | Comments

An investigation started June 9 revealed that a fatal Jan. 24, 2014 semi-trailer crash may have been caused by a faulty hitch rather than an improper inspection, leading to question the safety of that same hitch used across the nation.

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Does Maturity Really Matter In Leadership?

July 1, 2015 8:46 am | by Betty Boyd | Articles | Comments

Maturity does not always mean you are of a certain age. Most people view someone that not only is mature but also has a position. Here are four tips on how maturity does matter regardless of your age in being a leader.

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Dual Color Hazardous Location LED Signal Light From Larson Electronics

July 1, 2015 8:05 am | by Larson Electronics LLC Magnalight - Larson Electronics Llc Product Releases | Comments

This hazardous light is designed for routing traffic in industrial refueling stations and processing status indications in manufacturing facilities.

Graco Names New CFO

June 30, 2015 1:48 pm | by Graco | News | Comments

Current Graco VP and Treasurer Christian Rothe takes over the position effective Sept. 1, succeeding James Graner.

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Emerson Spinning Off Network Power Business

June 30, 2015 1:29 pm | by Emerson | News | Comments

Emerson will also explore strategic alternatives for its motors and drives, power generation, and remaining storage businesses.

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Obama Administration Unveils New Overtime Pay Standards

June 30, 2015 10:03 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The White House argued that the current $455 per week limit is outdated and prevents low-paid administrators from receiving pay that they would otherwise be entitled to for working more than 40 hours per week.

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Amazon Launches Expanded Selling, Fulfillment In Mexico

June 30, 2015 9:53 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The e-tailer said in a release that at launch, Amazon.com.mx has the largest selection of items in Mexico, with millions of unique items available to customers for local delivery.

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Cisco Unveils New IoT System

June 30, 2015 9:32 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Cisco IoT System involves six programs to help manage massive amounts of data and achieve sufficient scale in order to realize the benefits of Internet-connected devices.

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